COVID-19 Response

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville

Mayor Cooper's Safer at Home has been extended to May 8.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville is open for business but has temporarily closed its doors to the public. Mail and package deliveries can still be made in the designated area. Habitat employees have been working remotely and expect to be back in the office on May 26 on a limited schedule to comply with local guidelines.

The main office number (616) 254-4663 is being answered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday if you need assistance or more information.

Builds
All scheduled builds have been postponed until further notice. We hope to resume building May 30, understanding the need to monitor conditions daily. Construction builds in the Divisions have also been postponed until further notice with a projected restart date in May.

ReStores
Habitat’s three ReStores are closed and expected to reopen on May 26. Donation drop offs, pick ups and deconstructs are postponed until further notice.

Homeownership Classes
Habitat homeowners who need to speak with a staff member please call (615) 254-4663.
Interested applicants should click here for current information on acceptance of applications, eligibility, and information meetings.  Information Meetings will be provided virtually soon.

Habitat of Greater Nashville is doing its part to support local efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus by modifying its current staffing protocols, build schedule, and on-site classroom participation. We appreciate your understanding.

More specific information in each of our counties can be found at the links below:

For Wilson County:
www.lebanontn.org
www.mtjuliet-tn.gov
 
For Cheatham County:
tristarashlandcity.com/covid-19/
www.cheathamcountytn.gov
https://www.ashlandcitytn.gov/
townofpleasantview.com/
 
For Dickson County:
tristarhorizon.com/covid-19/
www.dicksoncountytn.gov/
www.cityofdickson.com
 
Robertson County:
www.robertsoncountytn.org/
www.springfield-tn.org/555/Coronavirus


Compilation of Resources

United Way Support Hub
For those needing support and more information on health resources, food assistance, employment, financial assistance and more during this time, United Way has set up a portal with resources and you can find it here: www.nashvilleresponsefund.com/individuals

Legal Aid Society will be holding free monthly legal clinics. You can find information here.

Guide to file for unemployment.

Frequently asked questions about unemployment

Guide to file for unemployment | Spanish

Department of Human Services Resource response to COVID-19 guide

Residents must first call the COVID-19 Hotline at 615-862-7777 to speak with a health care professional. If needed, the health care professional will refer residents to a Community Assessment Center. Hotline hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Community Assessment Center hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Health

CDC guidelines for making masks

CDC guidelines for social distancing

People may be experiencing mental health issues during this time of self-isolation and some individuals may not feel Safer at Home.
    •    Metro’s Crisis Support Center: 615-244-7444
    •    Metro’s Mobile Crisis Unit: 615-726-0125
    •    Metro Nashville’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Services
    •    National Alliance on Mental Illness of Middle Tennessee
    •    YWCA Nashville’s Domestic Violence Crisis and Support text line (available 24/7): 615-983-5170

Great tips for staying healthy can be found here.

Track the virus worldwide here

Employment
For those who are out of work due to COVID-19 or the recent storms you can go to this website to view companies who are hiring at this time:

https://www.visitmusiccity.com/covid-19-information/covid-19-resources-nashvillians#jobs

Unemployment
If you need to file for unemployment because of the COVID-19 virus, please visit the Tennessee Department of Human Services by clicking here.

Metro Utility Services
Nashville Utilities Utilities will not be disconnecting service through the end of May and are offering relief with payment plans.
    •    Metro Water Services has suspended cut-offs and will waive late fees.
    •    NES has suspended all disconnects for nonpayment and will waive late fees.
    •    Piedmont Gas has suspended all disconnects.
    •    Comcast is allowing postponement of payment.
    •    Eviction notices in Davidson County are suspended until further notice.

Legal Assistance
Legal Aid Society – 615-244-6610

COVID-19 Small Business Aid Information

CDC
Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 virus from the CDC can be found here.

Important Things to Know

The Financial Empowerment Center has provided important information for anyone who has been impacted by the storm. Please click on the links below:

Tornado Insurance

Financial Tips During a Disaster

Replacing Important Documents

Renters Rights

Tornado Free Legal Clinics

Hiring a Contractor

Blood donation:
American Red Cross Blood Donation Center: 2201 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37203; 800-733-2767 (Blood Bank)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center: Light Hall 2215 Garland Ave., Nashville, TN 37232 (Blood Bank)
Veteran Affairs Medical Center: 1310 24th Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37203; 615-327-4751 (Blood Bank)